Daniel “Danny” Tejera is a Spanish-American playwright and actor. He has been a resident at Tofte Lake Center, holds a B.A. from Columbia University, and got a playwriting M.F.A. at Hunter College and UT-Austin where he was mentored by Annie Baker (09, 14, 17, 19) and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (12, 15).
Tejera’s play TOROS was performed at Second Stage Theater’s 2022 Judith Champion New Voices Series. He was also awarded a commission from Second Stage Theater.
While at MacDowell, he worked on his play ELECTRA MARTÍNEZ, an auto-fictional adaptation of Sophocles’ Electra.